Registration of coaching centres begins

SRINAGAR: With the registration of 17 coaching centres the much awaited registration process of coaching centres in Kashmir valley has finally been started by the education department. Coaching Centres Association (CCA) of Kashmir in a statement today  welcomed the order and hoped the entire process would be completed in the shortest period of time. “Finally […]

Kin of Pathribal Victims Protest on 14th Anniversary

Anantnag: Residents staged a protest in Brariaangan in South Kashmir’s Anantnag town on Tuesday to mark the 14th Anniversary of Pathribal fake encounter. People along with the family members of the victims gathered near the grave yard of Pathribal and Bulbul Nowgam and remembered the departed souls and also  observed a fateha khwani there. Reports […]

Pathribal an illustration of “GOI’s record in J&K’: CCS

SRINAGAR: The Coalition of Civil Societies (CCS) has said that the Pathribal case serves as an illustration of the ‘Indian State’s record in Jammu and Kashmir’. “This case illustrates that questions of impunity in Jammu and Kashmir are beyond mere legal reform or demands for revocation of AFSPA. The Indian State, as a part of […]

IHM students protest, boycott exams

SRINAGAR: The Kashmiri students of Institute of Hotel Management (IHM) Rajbagh on Tuesday held protests against the Principal and management for ‘rusticating’ a Kashmiri student and alleged discrimination with the local students.  The students also boycotted examinations and demanded transfer of its principal. The Kashmiri students said that on Monday, a scuffle broke out between […]

3 bodies recovered in Valley

 SRINAGAR: Police on Tuesday recovered three bodies at separate places from Kupwara and Ganderbal districts in Kashmir Valley, an official said. “Almas Bhat, 28, son of Ghulam Hassan Bhat, resident of Bumhama was found unconscious inside an Alto Car bearing registration number JK01A 1139 at Wayen area in Kupwara,” the official said, adding Almas was […]

Criminal justice system: US experts give presentation

SRINAGAR: The legal experts from US on Tuesday delivered presentations and held interaction with the students at the Central University of Kashmir (CUK).  The event was organized by Zonal Police Headquarters, Kashmir, in collaboration with Indian Institute of Public Administration, Jammu and Kashmir Bank and CUK. Experts in their presentation deliberated on the liabilities of […]

Army, police launch searches in Tral

SRINAGAR: Army and Special Operation Group (SOG) of police continued its search operations on second consecutive day Tuesday to nab the militants who on Monday evening gave slip to the joint team of forces in Tral village of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Reports said the troops of 42, 3 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and SOG carried […]

KPA condemns ‘malicious’ report

SRINAGAR: Kashmir Press Association (KPA) today denounced a report appearing in a national daily about payments released to newspapers in lieu of advertisements. KPA issued a statement terming the Srinagar datelined news report as ‘misleading, concocted and a figment of imagination’. KPA said: “The said correspondent has tried to mislead the Election Commission of India […]

Helpline for redressal of election complaints set up

BARAMULLA: According to District Election Officer, Baramulla, Dr. Farooq Ahmad Lone, a toll free help line No. 18001807058 and an e-mail ID ‘’[email protected]’’ have been created for redressal of election related grievances of general public in the office of Deputy Commissioner, Baramulla. In order to maintain day to day progress / disposal and keeping the […]

Congress leader up in arms against NC’s Shariq

Says Congress because of me in Gurez, will boycott coalition candidate Srinagar: The Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) counsel to its disgruntled leader and former MLA Faqir Mohammad Khan in Gurez does not seem to be working. Khan is not only unrelenting on his poll boycott call against Shareef-u-Din Shariq, National Conference candidate from Baramulla Lok […]